bren

\ ˈbren \
variants: or less commonly brenn

Definition of bren

 (Entry 1 of 2)

dialectal British variant of

Bren

noun
\ ˈbren \
variants: or Bren gun
plural -s

Definition of Bren (Entry 2 of 2)

: a light gas-operated air-cooled machine gun that uses .303 caliber ammunition and is fired from the shoulder

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History and Etymology for bren

Noun

Brno, city in Czechoslovakia + Enfield, town in England

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“Bren.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bren. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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